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an unrelated incident at pueblo's airport. he will be in los angeles tomorrow. >>> meanwhile, president obama starts with a rally in ohio tomorrow. later in the week, he will be in new york, florida, virginia, and louisiana. he will also, as we just mentioned a few moments ago, be traveling to wisconsin saturday. we'll have more on these stories over the next hour. >>> israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu making the rounds on this morning's political shows. the question that kept coming up, is president obama doing enough to back israel and monitor iran? t netanyahu tried to stay out of american politics but stressed someone has to draw a line restricting iran's nuclear ambitions. >> i think as they get closer and closer and closer to the achievement of weapons-grade material -- and they're very close. they're about six months away. i think you have to place that red line before them now. >> nbc's mike vicarus standing by for us now. does the white house hear those words as a shoutout today? >> i think there's no question that there's been tension between these two leaders, president oba
that mocked islam targeted u.s. embassies throughout the muslim world. in los angeles, one map believed to be involved in the making of the film was taken in for questioning overnight. authorities said he was not arrested, not detained. two other key members of the team responsible for the film remain in hiding we're told. mike taibbi has been following the story for us. mike, first of all, who are these filmmakers and have any of them said a whole lot about the violence that resulted in part from the film? >> actually, no, craig, they haven't said a whole lot.only person that's spoken is steven klein. let me tell you who they are. the person is a man named nakoula basseley nakoula. he is an egyptian born christian. and he wasn't arrested. he wasn't brought into custody actually, but he voluntarily agreed to answer questions. 2000 get past the media bob that's been outside his house, he disguised him in the way you sa saw. the others involved in the making of this video and the decision to turn what had been a film project into this toxic video include joseph nasoula, he has a charity a
's competing closely with president barack obama to win. the president won four years ago. he will head to los angeles, miami, and las vegas this week. and florida and nevada. >> peter alexander traveling with the romney campaign in colorado. pete, thanks so much. appreciate that, sir. to help make sense of our political headlines, we have mark murray here in the studio with us. a rare treat. live and in person. let's start with colorado there. you wrote i think it was back in august that this is the fourth most likely state to flip from blue to red. what's happening in colorado here as of late. >> right now it's pretty even steven contestment a lot of internal pollings you get a sense from the owe bottom ma and romney campaigns this is competitive. it wasn't that case in 2008 after president obama had his political convention in denver. that was seen as an easy win. you almost look at colorado as 50/50. there is pressure for mitt romney to be able to win this thing. president obama has the advantage in florida, ohio, virginia. mitt romney can't concede colorado to president obama. and preside
in los angeles before. but when was the last time you saw something like this? look at the screen. suspects throwing wads of cash out the car window as officers close in. not a scene from a movie either. the alleged bank robbers were ultimately cornered after they got stopped by heavy traffic. two men arrested, two other suspects still at large. but they drew quite a crowd. >>> we are keeping our eyes on the van dyke park in fair fax, virginia. mitt romney expected to hold a rally there in just a few minutes while he criticizes the president's handling of the embassy violence in libya. now what has grown into cairo and also reports of yemen. but republicans have been critical of him, although he does have some support. and we show you these live pictures on the streets of cairo where protesters continue this hour. tear gas being fired into the crowd. we'll bring you the latest and take a closer look at the controversial film being blamed for spark this uproar. >>> developing right now, two events we are keeping an eye on. they're about to kick off on the campaign trail on the left
in los angeles, and then later, that secretly recorded video of romney's remarks at a may 17th fund-raiser in boca raton, florida, that came out, included a reference, as you know, about his father being born of american parents in mexico. let's listen to that. >> had i been born of mexican parents, i'd have a better shot of winning this, but he was -- unfortunately, born of americans living in mexico. they lived there for a number of years and, i mean, i say that jokingly, but it would be helpful being latino. >> jose, what do you think? how will latinos view that when they do listen to it? >> it reminds me, richard, of the great cuban patriot jose marti, who said once, "if i weren't cuban, i certainly would have wished i were." but this is a different story, because this is mitt romney joking about the fact that he wishes that he could include in his resumÉ the fact that his parents were mexican american. >> right. >> and the fact of the matter is that when you have 50.5 million latinos living in the united states of america, the overwhelming majority of whom are of mexican backg
romney is en route to san diego, has events in san diego and los angeles trying to raise money. the campaign isn't just trailing in the polls, also trailing in some campaign cash now. you were focusing on numbers with the taxes, one of the points made to me specifically yesterday when i asked if they were politically motivated putting these numbers out on a friday, they said we did it because they were simply done. the reality when you do it on a friday and give estimates of their last 20 years of tax returns, it's done on a day when fewer people will pay attention to it. in many ways their hope is after a bad series of weeks they can wash this away with other bad headlines and avoid bad had lines in the weeks ahead. >> you have spent more time with mitt romney than just about any our journalist at this point. talk to me a little bit about the mood of the campaign right now. what's going on behind the scenes in terms of mood. >> reporter: i think campaign advisors will acknowledge they were a little shaken by the last week or so with the fact the hidden videotape came out with
in los angeles with the candidate, about to board a plane for colorado so he's joining us by phone. garrett, i understand mr. rot romney spent the earlier part of the day in debate prep. what can you tell us about that? >> that's correct. governor romney's arrived here only last night but they flew in a batch of senior staff, top advisers and also senator rob portman of ohio, who is playing president obama in governor romney's debate prep showing up in the hotel late last night. it's interesting to note when the campaign when you talk to official spokespeople, their official line on this is he's doing private meetings. they don't want to talk about debate prep. the last thing they want to do is raise expectations for their candidate. they want to make any ground he is able to gain on the president this he want to keep expectations low so anything he does on the stage looks better. >> one of the criticisms we've heard over the last couple of days specifically is that his running mate, paul ryan is not necessarily, doesn't have as big of a role as some campaign insiders would like to
is going? yes, mitt romney was in los angeles yesterday raising close to $6 million by some accounts in beverly hills when his wife, ann, was there and you know about the smoke that forced her to have an emergency landing here in denver, and he described it as her choking and rubbing her eyes at one moment, but that is an aside, while in l.a. he was joined by rob portman who has been playing the role of the foe, foe barack obama, and they are trying to inflate the expectations for the opponent and trying to lower their own expectations, but say all sorts of nice things which they don't do very often unless there is a strategic effort going on and saying, well, mitt romney has had dozenbes of debates in the prix mares and he should be excellent and the romney people saying of obama, he the best orator of our time, and we will find out in ten days here in the mile high state. >> and well, the secret service is sweeping the place. thank you, pete, for your work. >> sure. >> right now, we will get some insight into the romney campaign from a republican strategist who is supporting the go
of problems surrounding league-hired replacement refs. they are calling it carmageddon 2 in los angeles. traffic is expected to be snarled through the weekend, as a ten-mile stretch of 405 freeway is closed to rebuild that bridge there. george zimmerman's lawyer will reportedly speak to hundreds of gun rights activists this weekend. zimmerman shot and killed 17-year-old trayvon martin back in february. >>> and former "new york times" publisher, arthur sulzberger has died. sulzberger's family bought "the times" back in 1896. he ran the paper for more than three decades. arthur sulzberger was 86 years old. >>> a crowd like that around a post is something we have not seen in a very, very long time at the new york stock exchange. it's one of those elbows-only, push and shove situations. >> the chaos you saw there was from the floor of the new york stock exchange four years ago today. it came about an hour after the house of representatives voted against the wall street bailout. that vote, which was largely along party lines, sent the markets into a tailspin. our flashback comes from nbc "ni
're calling it carmageddon 2 in los angeles. traffic is expected to be snarled through the weekend as a ten-mile stretch of the 405 freeway is being closed to rebuild a bridge there. >>> and former "new york times" publisher arthur solzberger has died. sulzberger's family bought the times in 1896. he ran the paper himself for more than three decades. arthur sulzberger was 86 years old. >>> a local race caught our attention this week. it's going down in iowa there is a heavy campaign to unseat state supreme court justice david wiggins. wiggins is one of the seven iowa justices who took part in the 2009 decision legalizing same-sex marriage in this state. now national republican figures have joined the no wiggins tour as it's being dubbed to urge voters to replace wiggins. three other justices were ousted by a similar campaign back in 2010. why does a race to unseat a judge in iowa have an affect on the rest of the country? bob vander plaats is the chairman of iowans for freedom, one of the no wiggins tour organizers. he joints me by phone from iowa city this afternoon. good afternoon to you,
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